[Ed Note: The following post is part of the TLF Editorial Board Test 2019-20. It has been authored by Harshwardhan Singh, a third year student of NALSAR University of Law.]
Social media helps us as a platform in establishing connections with family and friends but oversharing on this platform can come back to haunt you at times. It helps us in connecting with the world but if we are not judicious in what we are putting out online, it puts us at a risk. The acts of harm committed online are fairly common these days which can range from Harassment, and defamation to even fraud in some cases. This makes the issue and the topic for this blog post, ‘Identity theft’ fairly important to our understanding.